Formula Kite: Oristano becomes Worldwide
Appointment with history for Italy, Sardinia and the province of Oristano. From 11st to 17th October 2021 will take place the first Formula Kite World Championship with the format that will debut at the Olympic Games in Paris 2024.
Italy and Sardinia continue to be the undisputed protagonists of the path that will bring Kiteboarding to debut at the Olympic Games in Paris 2024. After hosting, in September 2019, the very first test event of the “team releay” (the relay race with which it will compete in the Olympics), the beachs of Torregrande (Oristano) is preparing to welcome even more prestigious international appointment.
From 11st to 17th October 2021 the Formula Kite Mixed Team Relay Worlds will take place. That is, the first edition of the World Championship “IKA – International Kiteboarding Associations” and realized with what will be the Olympic race format.
Last year the event, which was however continental in scope, attracted almost 100 athletes and consequently became the most important event within the program of events of “Oristano European City of Sport 2019”.
Among the athletes who took part in the event, and that we will see again in the waters of the Gulf of Oristano in October, there were: the European champion Axel Mazella, Daniela Moroz, undisputed ruler of the international panorama of women’s kiteboarding, and the youth Olympic silver medal in 2018 Toni Vodisek.
The declared objective of this collaboration between the International Kiteboarding Association and the organization of the Open Water Challenge is to make Oristano, Sardinia and the Italian kiteboarding scene a fundamental pivot in the four-year Olympic program, able to contribute to write a really important page in the history of this discipline. …